supply clean, crisp art for dies.
heavily textured papers when minimal or no impression
is required, or when a small type face or thin rules
will be used.
use wax free inks when overstamping on a printed
2 to 3 days drying time when overstamping an inked
surface (be prepared for a longer drying time for
darker flooded inks.)
not drop or reverse out the ink where the foil stamp
will be, under the above conditions, the ink will
accept a foil stamp and thus eliminate register
is recommended to drop varnish at the foil area, varnish will not
accept a foil stamp
than one color foil can be applied within one press
run, provided the colors are similar in form
(metallic; pigment; pearlescent, etc.) and are spaced
at least 1/2" apart horizontally.
can be done within the same impression if at least 1
1/2" is available between score and image area.
stamping over a laminated sheet. Any stamping,
whether flat or embossed, should be done prior to
laminating. The foil will not be affected by